On the Inside

January 2011, Volume 21 No. 1

A special thanks to Allen KnowsHisGun for allowing us to feature "Spring Storm Shower" on the cover of the January issue of Indian Gaming. Allen is a Crow Indian fine artisan living in Billings, Montana. He can be reached by calling (406) 281-2943 or email allenknowshisgun@hotmail.com. To view more of Allen's work, visit www.allenknowshisgungallery.com

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

Kalispel Tribe of Indians (inside front cover)

Bally Technologies (back cover)


Doug Hyde Studios (inside back cover)

Western Indian Gaming Conerence (CNIGA)


National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Gaming Laboratories International

Pearl River Resort

Table of Contents

Cadillac Jack

World Game Protection

Multimedia Games

Thalden-Boyd-Emery Architects

DreamCatcher Hotels

Speak Out: Indian Gaming and the 112th Congress - by Jamie Hummingbird

Rocket Gaming Systems

The New NIGC: Improving Consultation with Tribes and Renewing Relationships - by Tracie Stevens

Opinion: Lessons from the 111th Congress - by Joseph Valandra

Casino Careers

Legal Panel: D. Michael McBride III, Crowe & Dunlevy; Anthony Broadman, Galanda Broadman; Jack Duran, Duran Law Office

Konami Gaming

Bally Technologies

Ask the Experts: Spotlight on 2011 and Beyond
Dike Bacon, Hnedak Bobo Group; Tracy Burris, Viejas Tribal Government; Steve Cadue, Sovereign Life Productions; Eric Casey, Planet Bingo; Beth Deighan, Casino Careers; Kell Houston, Houston Productions; Sheila Morago, Arizona Indian Gaming Association; Marcy Morris, Coeur d'Alene Tribe; Mike Newell, Eclipse Gaming Systems; Joseph Perez, Initial Impressions; Mike Price, Gaming Laboratories International (GLI); Linda Roe, Thalden•Boyd•Emery Architects; Victor Rocha, Pechanga.net

Media Logic

A New Year of Marketing Resolutions - by Michael J. Broderick

Initial Impressions

Political Front: Mississippi Sovereignty Showdown

National Congress of American Indians and National Indian Gaming Association Host Legislative Meeting

Tribal Leaders Gather in Nation’s Capitol for Second White House Tribal Nations Conference

White House Tribal Nations Conference: In a Flash

Tribal Leader Roundtable: A Sit Down with the President
Earl Barbry, Sr., Chairman, Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana; Brian Cladoosby, Chairman, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community; Tex G. Hall, Chairman, Mandan, Hidatsa & Arikara Nation (Three Affiliated Tribes); Robert Smith, Chairman, Pala Band of Mission Indians; Edward K. Thomas, President, Central Council, Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska; Mervin Wright, Jr., Tribal Chairman, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada

In Memoriam: Helen Maynor Scheirbeck – One of the Twentieth Century’s Most Significant American Indian Leaders

Smithsonian NMAI

Gaming Market Advisors

Cultural Preservation: Huron Potawatomi Doing Homework to Preserve Native Language

Ski Apache: A Viable Business for Mescalero Apache Tribe

Indian Gaming Magazine

American Red Cross

Indian Gaming Magazine Buyer's Guide & Directory

Doug Hyde Studios


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: “Mr. Las Vegas” Wayne Newton Opens Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians’ Newest Casino; Sycuan Casino to Undergo 'Daycation' Renovation; Choctaw Casino in Idabel, Oklahoma Completes Multimillion Dollar Renovation Project; Grand Opening Held for An Del Sol at Casino Del Sol; Spectacular New Hard Rock Cafe Tampa Opens to the Public; New 10,000 sq. ft. Poker Room Opens at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

Extraordinary Employee

New Games

Product Spotlight


Book Review

Calendar of Events

From the White House

In the News

Community Outreach

Ad Index